Daily PR Brief – Tue 01/22/19


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Check out some of today’s best PR/Comms industry news clips:

media monitoring services Edelman Finds Slight Uptick in Trust (O’Dwyer’s – January 21, 2019)

Louisville PR firm played a key role in Covington Catholic controversy (The Courier-Journal – January 21, 2019)

Confidence And Courage Are The Next Engines Of Growth (Forbes – January 22, 2019)

3 ways office culture can hamper your PR (PR Daily – January 21, 2019)

Supporting Frontline Employees Who Are Organizational Advocates (Institute for Public Relations – January 22, 2019)

How Newswire Content Can Offer Value (Spin Sucks – January 22, 2019)

Four Marketing and PR Trends That Deliver Results (5W Public Relations – January 21, 2019)

How to communicate when morale stinks (PR Daily – January 21, 2019)

Will Facebook PR Problems Cause a Backlash? (Glean.info – January 21, 2019)

The Self-Driving Car Industry has a PR Problem (Behind the Lines – January 19, 2019)

PR Tips For Stellar Executive Quotes (Crenshaw Communications – January 22, 2019)

Summary Section:

Edelman Finds Slight Uptick in Trust
By Kevin McCauley
O’Dwyer’s – January 21, 2019
Edelman reports a slight uptick in people’s trust in business, NGOs, government and media, according to its 2019 Trust Barometer.

Louisville PR firm played a key role in Covington Catholic controversy
By Grace Schneider
The Courier-Journal – January 21, 2019
Louisville public relations firm RunSwitch PR confirmed helping Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann and his family after viral video’s backlash.

Confidence And Courage Are The Next Engines Of Growth
By Neil Bedwell, Founding Partner at Local Industries
Forbes – January 22, 2019
Vision and values are a great foundation for future growth. But you need passionate, brave people to make them real.

3 ways office culture can hamper your PR
By Manish Dudharejia, President and Co-Founder of E2M Solutions
PR Daily – January 21, 2019
Your workplace culture isn’t just an internal concern. A discordant atmosphere can become a PR problem, too. Your brand reputation can be wounded by a bad work environment.

Supporting Frontline Employees Who Are Organizational Advocates
By Justin Walden
Institute for Public Relations – January 22, 2019
Whether it’s on social media or face-to-face, employees may humanize firms and help advance crucial relationships between firms and their various stakeholders.

How Newswire Content Can Offer Value
By Heather Feimster, Communications Coordinator for Provenance Consulting
Spin Sucks – January 22, 2019
Newswire services and the content we distribute through them can be effective. Their purpose and uses have changed, so the results will change too.

Four Marketing and PR Trends That Deliver Results
5W Public Relations – January 21, 2019
To help you sort through which trends should be on your agenda, here are four trends known to deliver solid results.

How to communicate when morale stinks
By Robby Brumberg
PR Daily – January 21, 2019
Whether your workplace is suffering through layoffs, the fear of layoffs, poor management or just a dispiriting culture of mistrust, you, brave communicator, can improve morale.

Will Facebook PR Problems Cause a Backlash?
By William Comcowich
Glean.info – January 21, 2019
The impact of Facebook’s many scandals remains unclear. Some observers believe the network will suffer a backlash.

The Self-Driving Car Industry has a PR Problem
By Ronn Torossian
Behind the Lines – January 19, 2019
For the driverless car industry, last year was a boon for technology breakthroughs- and a disaster from a public relations perspective.

PR Tips For Stellar Executive Quotes
By Richard Etchison
Crenshaw Communications – January 22, 2019
How do you make something as ordinary as executive quotes a real asset? Here are 5 PR tips for stellar executive quotes in press releases.


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